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Thank you to all who entered Video Matsuri in 2021!

To view the results, please click on the 2021 Results and Online Cinema link below, and enjoy!

About Video Matsuri

Video Matsuri is an annual short film contest for students.

Entries must be:

  • from students enrolled in primary, secondary, or tertiary education in Australia or New Zealand
  • no longer than 3 minutes
  • included the Japanese language
  • included a featured item of the year

There are no restrictions on style or theme, as long as it is age appropriate. You can produce a comedy, a drama, or a documentary! So why not enter and combine your Japanese ability with your creativity and acting skills?

Prizes include trophies, certificates, Madman Entertainment vouchers, and DVDs. Certificates of participation are issued.

***2021 Contest***

  • Featured item: チョウ (butterfly)
  • Entry Deadline: October 24, 2021 (11:59pm AEDT)  [Extended from September 1]

**2021 Deadline Extended to October 24 due to disruptions to schooling caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. **

The Japan Foundation logo motif – the butterfly has been chosen as the featured item 2021, in celebration of a milestone – 30 years of supporting Japanese Language Education in Australia through our Sydney centre.


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